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    October 12, 2019 Wilmington, N.C. RSS | | Box Score Box Score

    Liberty’s divers earned valuable experience on Saturday at UNCW’s Seahawk Aquatic Center, competing against UNCW and Old Dominion.

    This weekend, Liberty split up its swimming & diving squads, as the Lady Flames’ swimmers defeated Campbell 131.5-125.5 last night in Buies Creek, N.C.

    This morning's meet was a full dual meet for Old Dominion and UNCW, while Liberty sent its divers only to the meet.

    Liberty Performers
    • So. Abigail Egolf-Jensen (3-meter diving – 2nd place (241.30); 1-meter diving – 2nd place (234.35))

    • Fr. Kaylyn Goehl (3-meter diving – 3rd place (207.35); 1-meter diving – 5th place (198.20))

    • So. Allison Van Milligan (3-meter diving – 4th place (202.75); 1-meter diving – 4th place (204.45))

    • Fr. Emily LaRocque (3-meter diving – 7th place (184.05); 1-meter diving – 7th place (183.35))

    • Sr. Kendal Irwin (3-meter diving – 10th place (165.20); 1-meter diving – 9th place (167.45))

    • This is the second season in a row that Liberty has had a split-squad weekend. On Jan. 19, the swimmers defeated UNC Asheville 136-129 in Asheville, N.C. and the divers downed Georgia Southern 31-7 in Statesboro, Ga.

    • Freshman Kaylyn Goehl and Emily LaRocque received their first collegiate diving experience, while senior Kendal Irwin made her season debut.

    • UNCW’s Courtney Klausen won both one-meter and three-meter diving, with Liberty’s Abigail Egolf-Jensen taking second on both boards.

    Historically Speaking
    • Van Milligan (204.45) became the 10th diver in program history to score 200 or more points in a six-dive program on one-meter.   

    • Goehl’s 207.35 on three-meter puts her in 10th place in program history in that event.   


    Up Next

          The Lady Flames will contest their first regular-season home meet of the season, hosting UNC Asheville at the Liberty Natatorium Oct. 25-26.

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